Your Golf Travel is sending a section of its sales team to work in Portugal’s Algarve region for two months to further improve the quality of travel advice they are able to offer customers.
The move will enable six of the company’s London-based sales team members to live and work in one of the company’s most popular destinations, as experiencing the location will provide an even more knowledgeable service to be passed on to potential travellers.
The small team will continue to work from Algarve throughout the week, while absorbing evening and weekend programmes of activities designed to help them become fully immersed within the product range and local culture.
The six staff members are Jack Deasy, 24, and Ben Gardner, 28, both from Essex, Max Moor-Radford, 28, from Hertfordshire, Jonathan Squibb, 27, from Kent, and finally Joe Hicks, 27, and Craig Martin, 31, from Sussex.
Portugal’s southernmost region is well known for its Atlantic beaches and range of impressive golf facilities and has become a favourite with European tourists who enjoy its unique charm and ease of access.
João Fernandes, President of Algarve Tourism, said: “As a world-leading golf destination, the Algarve is delighted that Your Golf Travel has chosen us to further enhance the team’s knowledge of our unique fairways and venues.”
While in the area, the team will look to gain an intrinsic knowledge of the destination from a golf and leisure aspect, taking in the views from both on and off the golf course. This will include staying, working and playing in the likes of Boavista Golf & Spa, Dom Pedro in Vilamoura, Castro Marim Golfe and Country Club, as well other outstanding golf venues in the region like Vale do Lobo, NAU resorts, Pestana resorts and Quinta do Lago.
This will translate during the two-month stay into a more detailed knowledge of the Algarve offering, which can be passed on by the sales team to customers who are looking to book their own escape to Portugal.
Your Golf Travel co-founder Andrew Harding said: “As Your Golf Travel continues to embrace hybrid working, what better way for our golf travel experts to truly experience one of our top destinations than to live and breathe it daily.
“From spending time with our hotel and golf partners, to improving their game after work in the sunshine, this really is an opportunity of a lifetime for our team. We are incredibly excited to be supporting such an exciting project and we look forward to our team developing their knowledge of the Algarve as we constantly look at ways to improve our service to our customers.”